Thai Muang Beach Chalets
Travel Blogs from Phangnga
... when we arrive, locals assume we have the same kind of money, that we can spend 200baht each on a taxi to downtown or 2000baht on a room. Mistake. I asked around for a "sawngthaew" which is a small local public bus and is normally about 20baht to get in. I was told those only go in the morning. So i asked this man how HE would get to downtown, he told me "i have motorbike". We had to face the reality of walking 4km in the heat with our backpacks, not a very nice thing to do I can tell ...
... photos taken will never be able to match the overwhelming satisfaction of the memories we now hold. This was worth every penny and certainly ticked every box if there were any to tick. We jumped off at both Khao Ta Poo (James Bond Island) and Koh Panyee the sea gypsy fishing village which is built on a small island and extended out to sea on ...
... were the names of three other people on the box and so I was hoping upon hope that they three would be happy to take the lead in most of the classes. But as a precaution I spent a couple of hours going through each lesson again and writing myself some notes. I felt slightly happier about things after that.
Late in the afternoon I decided to explore the area south of where I was staying. This involved walking along the busy main road ...
... are repetitive in what they sell. I walked over to the tsunami memorial, it's a naval patrol boat that ended up 2K inland. It was anchored offshore from our resort as some royal family members were staying at the next resort. The wave claimed some of the family, with the boat left in situ and turned into a memorial. Today the resort took us to a turtle farm inside a naval base. They are trying to resurrect the turtle population as poachers take them for meat, eggs ...
... of their actions on 26th December,the Red Devil is aptly named because it did not have a captain to control it and therefore ploughed through a row of houses single handedly killing around 100 people! Unlike the Blue Angel whos captain managed to steer it around the village avoiding any firther damage and rescuing victoms on its way!
After a tremendously busy day, everyone decided to do their own thing and get reasonably early nights in preparation for our 8am start in the ...
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